Welcome (and welcome back) to the Spring 2021 semester (not to mention a whole new year)! As we start this new semester, staff of the Center for Women's and Gender Equity (CWGE) would like to extend warm greetings, introduce our center a little bit, and let you know what we have going on over the next couple of months.
The CWGE honors gender as a central identity and engages critical women's and gender issues,
while challenging systems of inequity and advocating for change at the University
of Northern Colorado.
Students are always welcome to stop by the CWGE to have a conversation (or over on Zoom with one of our staff) and participate in the events that we have throughout the year. We want to create spaces for our campus community to engage in conversation with us about all kinds of topics such as feminism, intersectionality and equity all through the lens of gender. Personally, when I was first introduced to the CWGE, I didn't even know what any of these topics were, and it was from engaging with the events and conversations through my work that I was able to learn more and find my passion to continue my conversations and knowledge of these topics with others.
Sneak Peek of Upcoming Events
We have a ton of opportunities this semester for folxs to engage with us! Here are some upcoming ones happening in January.
- Student Consciousness Raising
Tuesday, January 26 from 12:30-2 p.m.
Join us as we build community by engaging issues and topics surrounding feminism, women's and gender issues, inequity and more. We hold this event every month and topics vary!
- Book Club Kick-Off
Wednesday, January 27 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Join us as we kick off the semester with an introduction to our spring semester book Resisting Disappearance: Military Occupation and Women’s Activism in Kashmir by UNC’s very own Dr. Ather Zia! No prior reading is required as this will be a “getting to know you” kind of event.
We would like to thank our UNC campus community for the continued support during these times and our staff for their hard work. The CWGE is one of many support resources on campus and we are here for you. Please feel free to connect with us about anything. Stay up to date with what we are doing on our website and social media (as listed below).
Here is to a great semester and year!